CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

September 8, 2011

Flight 93 Temporary Site: Last (Two) Days

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

FLIGHT 93 TEMPORARY SITE:

LAST (TWO) DAYS

     Today my husband Monte and I had an opportunity to visit the temporary Flight 93 Memorial, near where the plane crashed on that fateful day, September 11, 2001. Tomorrow, the temporary site will close and on Saturday the new, permanent, site will be dedicated.

      We knew the temporary site had been moved for a third time since its inception to make way for the national Memorial. Because we hadn’t visited the site since 2009, and because of the upcoming Tenth Anniversary, we knew the entrance would be different than it was at our last visit.  We truly didn’t know where we were going, but we followed the signs through strange territory and found a parking space. When we arrived we had to walk through a fenced in walkway to a lot with an overview where we could view the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial site, the construction machines (or are they media vehicles?), and, in the far distance, the (more…)

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